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Kofi Kinaata wins EMY Africa "Man of the Year - Music category"

BY: Edith Mensah
EMY Africa Awards

The 7th EMY Africa Awards' "Man of the Year - Music category" honour is the latest accolade for artiste Kofi Kinaata in a year that seems to be filled with triumphs.

Born Martin King Arthur, the Susuka hitmaker added a feather to his cap when he received the most prestigious award of Artiste of the Year at the just-ended Ghana Music Awards USA.

And just after few weeks, he has been honoured for his works in the year under review.

This year's EMY Africa Awards came off at the Grand Arena of Accra International Conference Centre(AICC) yesterday, October 1where a number of distinguished personalities who have excelled in various fields of endeavours were honoured.

Afro-Soul songstress Zahara arrives in Ghana for 7th EMY Africa Awards

The performers for the night were South African Afro-soul singer Zahara and some of Ghana's sensational acts including Akwaboah, Cina Soul, Kwabena Kwabena among others.


Chief Executive Officer of Lynx Entertainment Richie Mensah were among players in the arts and entertainment industry honoured on the day. He earned the Young Achiever (Male) Award –

The others were actor Adjetey Annan who received Actor of the Year and Tony Tometey who walked home with the Creative Arts and Support award.

Below is the full list of winners.

 

Man of The Year (Health) – Dr. Elikem Tamakloe

 

Man of The Year (Agriculture) – Alhaji Mashud Mohammed

 

Man of The Year (Technology) – Andrew Takyi-Appiah

 

Man of The Year (Sports) – Benjamin Azamati

 

Humanitarian Award – Alex Dadey

 

Discovery of the Year Award – Free The Youth (FTY)

 

Guardian Guard Award – Lanre Olusola

 

Lifetime Achievement Award – Joe Lartey

 

Designer of the Year – Ezekiel Yartel

 

Young Achiever (Female) – Audrey Maame Esi Swatson

 

Settler Award – Amaar Deep S. Hari

 

Man of Courage Award – Nii Quaye Brown

 

Creative Arts and Support Award – Tony Tometey

 

Actor of The Year – Adjetey Annan

 

Media Excellence Award – Ayo Animashaun

 

Group of the Year – Rotary Club

 

Man of the Year (Music) – Kofi Kinaata

 

Brand of the Year – Caveman Watch

 

Young Achiever (Male) Award – Richie Mensah

 

Continental Film Icon Award – Richard Mofe Damijo

 

Continental Music Icon Award – Michael C. Ajereh (Don Jazzy)

 

Man of Style – Trevor Sturrman

 

Green Corporate Star Award – Coliba Ghana

 

Magnate of The Year – Kwame Ofosu Bamfo

 

Man of the Year (Africa)- Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina

 

Woman of the Year – Professor Elsie Effah Kaufmann

 

Man of the Year – Ibrahim Mahama